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Politics

Peace Talks “Paused” after Putin’s Triumph in Aleppo

By Mike Whitney

Global Research, February 05, 2016

CounterPunch

“This is the beginning of the end of jihadi presence in Aleppo. After 4 years of war and terror, people can finally see the end in sight.” 961 more words

USA

Slide 10 : The Kremlin (1970)

Photo taken by my father. Scanned from a 6×6 cm color slide.

Equipment used: Nikon D5100 + Sigma 17-50mm F2.8 EX DC (OS) HSM, Kaiser Slimlite LED Light Box, Lightroom 5

Photography

Ramzan Kadyrov, the Putin of Chechnya

The center of Grozny, the capital of the Russian republic of Chechnya, is unrecognizable to anyone who saw it during the country’s two most recent wars against Russia. 176 more words

Europe

Putin meets ‘old friend’ Kissinger visiting Russia

So, you think Putin is a good guy who is standing up against the New World Order? Might want to double check your facts.

Russian President Vladimir Putin has continued his “long-standing, friendly relations” with former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger as the pair took the “opportunity to talk” at a meeting in his residence outside Moscow. 10 more words

Bible Study

China and Russia Accused By Europeans of Dumping Steel

Business | Sat Feb 6, 2016 5:58am EST

Reuters

A labourers works at a steel market in Shanghai January 9, 2013. REUTERS/ALY SONG

China’s Ministry of Commerce said that claims it was dumping steel in Europe should be put to the World Trade Organization (WTO), responding to reports that the European Commission (EC) was preparing to impose duties on imported Chinese steel. 246 more words

Syrians Crush "In Great Numbers" Toward Border with Turkey in effort to Escape Russian Backed Assad Regime Forces Near Aleppo

BBC News

Syrian civilians fleeing a Russian-backed government offensive near Aleppo. AFP

The number of Syrians trying to cross into Turkey amid an upsurge of fighting in northern Syria has nearly doubled, a Turkish official says. 692 more words